1 - Foundations of International Relations
This unit focuses on the development of Nation States. It will explore the factors that Nations need to be become powerful.
Systems - What interrelated components are needed to make a nation ‘strong’?
Power, perspectives - How are nations defined as power?
Identities and Relationships - The exploration of how Nation States developed and the identity they have.
Statement of Inquiry
Powerful Nations are developed due to complex systems.
Factual Questions: Remembering facts and topics
Conceptual Questions: Analysing big ideas
Debatable Questions: Evaluating perspectives and developing theories
- What is a Nation State?
- How did Nation States develop?
- What is a hegemony of power?
- Why is it important in today’s society to understand connections?
- To what extent is having a strong military force the primary factor in developing a hegemony of power?